Mashauri in a tweet
The # 1 site for online acceleration programmes for universities wishing to offer experiential entrepreneurial education to their students.
The co-founders of Mashauri
Simon Gifford: CEO
25+ years as strategy consultant to top corporates (ex-partner Deloitte)
Entrepreneur (co-founder: Mashauri, Genesis, Exeter Consultants)
Adjunct Professor (strategy, entrepreneurship, M&A) at IE Business School, Spain.
Apoorv Bamba: Chief Product Officer
Entrepreneur and curriculum design specialist
Co-founder of Startup Safari
Visiting lecturer (various universities)
Victor de la Torre: ex-CTO, now advisor
Bio-informatics and big data specialist
Entrepreneur (co-founder: Mashauri and Softactiva)
Senior Research Fellow at Fujitsu
A: We took the idea of a start-up accelerator and designed an online version.
B: We looked at best practices in new venture development and codified it using processes, tools and templates.
C: We examined university education of entrepreneurs, flipped the classroom, added in some gamification and developed an entrepreneurial course.
A + B + C = Mashauri.
An online platform designed for universities to enable them to offer experiential entrepreneurial education to their students.
Students benefit by recognising entrepreneurship as a real option, learn how to build a business and acquire skills that make them more employable in today’s world. They gain an entrepreneurial mindset that increases their employability.
Universities benefit in delivering on their promise to students and are also able to better position themselves in the market and community as a key player in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
The nation benefits through the innovation and job creation that arises from students entering the economy prepared and able to stimulate growth and new ventures.